Twenty-one the Sochi, of twenty-three in Russia, became the owner of presinge environmental certificate “Blue flag”. This became known yesterday after the results meeting online the international jury of the same programme in the Danish capital Copenhagen.

As the press service of the Sochi city hall, for example, in the number of holders of the prestigious award included the popular city beaches “seaside” and “Riviera”.

– Clean sea, quality service, improvement of beach areas and the safety of tourists – the pillars on which is based the resort area of Sochi, – said the mayor of the resort Alex Kopaigorodsky. And therefore, the recognition of the international community for us an indication that we are on the right track.

the Other two local beach, which was awarded the “Blue flag”, located in the village of Yantarny, Kaliningrad region.

Tenants of the Sochi beaches will receive their awards after the removal of all restrictive measures in respect of quarantine because of the coronavirus. We will remind, from March 28 to June 1, prohibited the booking of tours in all units.

Now in Sochi are planned activities in preparation for the holiday season. Just this summer, the resort will operate 190 beach areas, 82 of which are municipal. By the way, this year on Kuban will be taken off the resort fee.


for the First time Sochi has received the “Blue flags” in 2018. Then the international jury said the six beaches in 2019, the number has increased to 13. Beaches marked with “Blue flag” are considered to be prestigious, thereby attract more tourists. Evaluation criteria the beaches are water quality, ecology, safety and services.